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Susan McMahon, DMD

Susan McMahon, DMD

9:30 AM-12:30 PM

A New Generation for Cosmetic Dentistry:  Delivering the Selfie Ready Smile. 

Friday, April 28   |   9:30 AM-12:30 PM
Three (3) CE Hours  | Category B

Course Description
Appearance and self-esteem have long been intertwined. So, as our social media and selfie culture continues to grow, it’s no surprise that more and more people are seeking out cosmetic dentistry to enhance their appearances.  The dental world has taken notice and we need to respond with conservative ways to satisfy our patient’s desires for ideal smiles.   This course will cover treatments from ultraconservative enamel enhancements and direct composite solutions to minimal prep/no prep veneers.   Discover the secrets to identifying patient’s cosmetic desires, learn new easy but beautiful techniques and learn effective dialogue for case acceptance.  Boost their Confidence and Boost your Bottomline.  

Enamel enhancements: Visible White Lesion (VWL) removal,  Brown staining removal, Whitening and Whitening Combination treatments. 

Direct composite bonding.   Finishing techniques for beautiful surface texture and anatomy.  Diastema Closure.  Additive finessing of the smile.  Easy Direct Composite Veneers. 

Gingival sculpting for framing the smile. 

Applied Smile Design.   Combining individual tooth, gingival and global smile treatments. 

Course Objectives

  • Give confidence to recognize and assess your patients’ cosmetic desires.  Stop losing patients to TikTok influencers. 
  • Develop clinical skills for comprehensively diagnosing, preparing, placing, and finishing conservative restorations. 
  • Attain step-by-step protocol for applied smile design for combination treatments that boost their confidence and boost your bottom line. 

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Speaker Bio:

A graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, School of Dental Medicine, Dr. McMahon enjoys one of the largest cosmetic
dental practices in Western Pennsylvania. She is accredited by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and an
invited Fellow of the prestigious American Society for Dental Aesthetics and a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry.
An author and lecturer, Dr. McMahon has devoted her professional career to the pursuit of advanced technologies in
cosmetic and minimally invasive dentistry. She is a past clinical instructor in Prosthodontics and Operative Dentistry at
the University of Pittsburgh. She has been the Director of New Product Evaluation and a Speaker for Catapult Education.
She frequently lectures across the United States on minimally invasive dentistry and conservative cosmetic dentistry for
teenagers and young adults. She had been honored as a Top Dentist over 20 times. She has also been voted by her peers
as a Top Pittsburgh Dentist every year for over two decades. Dr. McMahon is the founder of Smirkbox, a seasonal
subscription box for smile enthusiasts. Dentists, Hygienists, Dental Assistants, Dental Industry people and all Smile
Enthusiasts love the box filled with the newest dental, wellness, and beauty products to keep smiles looking their
best. Along with dentistry, Dr. McMahon developed and is an active partner in Bakn restaurants in Pittsburgh. Bakn, chef driven, funky brunch-all-day restaurants have been featured on The Food Network and Travel Channel. Very Active in charity work and fundraising, she is a founding board member of Music for MS. Music for MS, Roots Music Festival, is a daylong, family friendly, live music festival held annually at Hartwood Acres Bakn restaurants partner and fundraise for Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. Dr. McMahon lives and raised her three children in Pittsburg